Assistant People's Counsel II

Employer
Maryland Office of People's Counsel
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary
Salary range: $64,565-$99,808. State of Maryland benefits may be found at www.dbm.maryland.gov
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Closes
Mar 05, 2021
Hours
Full Time

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Interested in advocating for the interests of residential consumers who depend on electricity, gas, telephone and water services? 

The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (MD OPC) is looking for an energetic, creative attorney with a strong interest in advocacy and corporate accountability to round out its team of talented and committed lawyers and advocates. 

MD OPC is an independent state agency that represents the interests of residential utility consumers before the Maryland Public Service Commission, federal agencies, and the appellate courts. The Assistant People’s Counsel II will advocate on a variety of utility regulatory matters regarding prices, environmental policies, new technologies and services, corporate structure and accountability, among others. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a minimum of three years of litigation experience and excellent analytical, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Consumer protection and administrative litigation experience is a plus. Background in or familiarity with utility regulation, economics, engineering, or accounting will enhance the application. Admission to the Maryland Bar will be required.

To apply: Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Gail V. Tucker, Administrator, Office of People’s Counsel, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite 2102, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, via email at gail.tucker1@maryland.gov